The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.20% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 2.00% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£263 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.66% 18.32% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 22
Average daily rate £350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +27.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £310 -
Canterbury - - - -
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Red Gate
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Red Gate
1 1 (12.50%) HP